Flashcards in Temporal fossa Deck (8)
What does the temporal region consist of?
Temporal & infratemporal fossae
How does the the temporal fossae and the infratemporal fossae communicate?
A gap medial to the zygomatic arch
only communication that the temporal fossa have
Where is the mandibular fossa?
a depression on the inferior surface of the zygomatic arch
What is the mandibular fossa the site of?
site of the articulation of the of the mandible with the skull
What is the medial border of the temporal fossa?
squamous part of the temporal bone,
greater wing of the sphenoid bone,
aa small part of the zygomatic bone.
What is the lateral border of the temporal fossa?
What is the temporalis fascia?
attaches to the superior temporal line and the superior margin of the zygomatic arch.